Quantifying the Lateral Bracing Provided by Standing Steam Roof Systems

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Sorensen, Taylor J.;
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Subject: Buckling | Clip Stiffness | Joist | Open Web | Standing Seam Roof | Truss | Civil Engineering | Structural Engineering

One of the major challenges of engineering is finding the proper balance between economical and safe. Currently engineers at Nucor Corporation have ignored the additional lateral bracing provided by standing seam roofing systems to joists because of the lack of methods ... View more
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